Attempted sexual assault reported on campus

Emily Ulber

WKU officials sent out a text message alert shortly before 9:30 p.m. saying an attempted sexual assault took place on campus this evening.

Police said a female reported an attempted assault by two white males near Helm Library about 7:30 p.m.

The assailants were described as clean-shaven, approximately 5 feet 10 to 5 feet 11 inches tall, in their early 20s, wearing black hoodies and blue jeans.

Students have been instructed not to walk alone, and have been encouraged to use the campus escort service, walk with a partner and be aware of their surroundings.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call campus police at 270-745-2548.

Check back for more information as it becomes available.